Source: Isola, Phillip, et al. "Image-to-image translation with conditional adversarial networks." Proceedings of the IEEE conference on computer vision and pattern recognition. 2017.
Creating pictures of people who don’t exist is fun, but not all that useful. A more useful application of GANs is translating images. For example, they can convert black and white photos to coloured, produce a photo from a drawing or convert a daytime landscape into the same landscape seen at night.